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Oct 5, 2021

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger services came back after 6 hours down.
According to Facebook's statement, the reason the services were down is due to configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between their data centers. The outage also impacted many of Facebook's internal tools and systems. According to Netblocks, one hour of outage of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger costs the global economy $160M, so the outage cost about $1B. Link

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